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Default Folsom Garden Club 2015-2016 Scholarship Program

Folsom Garden Club 2015-2016 Scholarship Program

The Folsom Garden Club is offering scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic years at the following levels:
College/University or Junior College:
Full-Time 12-15 Units $1,000 - $2,000 Scholarship
Part-Time 6-11 Units $500 - $750 Scholarships

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be a California resident and one of the following:
A resident (permanent home address) of Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County.

A temporary resident in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo Counties attending a college or university within these counties.

Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in order to apply.

Applicant must be a college student entering the sophomore, junior, or senior year at an accredited college or university. Freshmen may make application for the sophomore year.

Applicant must be majoring in: Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns and/or other related subjects.

Scale Of Points: The following Scale Of Points will be used for the evaluation of each applicant: Academic Record (40% of Total), Applicant's Letter (30%), List of Honors/Extra-Curricular Activities/Work Experience (15%), Recommendations (5%), and Financial Need (10%).
Renewal: Scholarships are renewable on a yearly basis provided the student reapplies, remains in a Horticulture related field of study, is in good standing with his or her college or university, and continues to meet the Folsom Garden Club's Scholarship criteria.
Awards: Successful applicants will be notified on or about May 16, 2016. Scholarship winners will be invited as guests to the June 2, 2016, luncheon meeting of the Folsom Garden Club and will receive a certificate.
Application Forms: The application forms may be downloaded using the following link:
Adobe Reader (free program) is required to open the forms. Click on the following Adobe link to install the free software if you do not already have it.
Deadline: The complete Application Package including Application Form, Official Transcripts, Applicant's Letter, List of Activities, Letters of Recommendation and Photo must be sent in one packet to the Folsom Garden Club's Scholarship Chairman postmarked no later than April 11, 2016.
Mail completed scholarship package to:
Folsom Garden Club
Janis Erickson
Scholarship Chairman
PO Box 1681
Folsom, CA 95763

Privacy Policy: The Folsom Garden Club will not give, share, or sell your email or personal information to third parties. Your information is collected only for purposes of administering this scholarship contest. You may opt out of further contact from us by writing to us at the address on our website or click here to send us an email.
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